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Steve Roach's "Structures from Silence" is a timeless ambient masterpiece that has captivated listeners for 40 years. This 40th anniversary remaster brings new life to the album, enhancing the soothing textures and ethereal melodies that have made it a beloved classic. The album's three long-form pieces create a deeply immersive and meditative listening experience, perfect for relaxation and introspection. The remastering process has brought out even more detail and nuance in the original recordings, making this edition a must-have for both longtime fans and new listeners alike. With its dreamy atmospheres and hypnotic soundscapes, "Structures from Silence" is a essential addition to any ambient music collection.

 

Projekt celebrates the 40th anniversary of this ambient classic with a beautiful remastered limited edition LP, 1CD, & 3CD.


Structures from Silence‘s breathing, suspended embrace of atmospheres and serene melodies instantly struck a chord with listeners in 1984; the album continues to reiterate its timeless resonations with new listeners today.


On this landmark recording of gentle proportions, the three long-form tracks were the birth of something new: an original and pure statement striking a balance between diaphanous and understated, deep and reflective. The listening experience evokes a sense of silence within the music as well as the space between the chords. It expresses the breath of life and offers a meditation on delicate strands of subtle awareness.


Forty years later, Structures from Silence remains an iconic American release in the ambient and electronic genres. It's a well-respected soundtrack for contemplation, relaxation, meditation, and creativity. Emotional, powerful, and enriching, it is a living example of the true healing quality that music can hold.


Steve reflects, “Structures from Silence remains a still point in suspended time for me when looking back over the span of my life immersed within the creative currents of sound and silence. Over 40 years ago the pieces on this album were created from my sole (soul’s) desire to live within a sonic space that would provide a sense of safety, soul nurturing comfort and time suspension. There was no original intention to make an album around these pieces. They were created purely as a sanctuary for my emerging personal journey as an artist. Once the three tracks were recorded it eventually became clear they belonged together in what would become the Structures from Silence album we have today and presented in this beautifully remastered 2024 edition. The response this music has reflected back to me over all these years is a humble reminder filled with gratitude, of the essential, pure need to listen deep into the moment, respond and create from this place without question.”


Projekt gives listeners the chance to discover and rediscover this timeless classic. With a beautiful new mastering that reveals the stillness within, this release sets the tone for the next 40 years of silence.

 

Pitchfork: Top-40 Best Ambient Albums of All Time. Contemplative bliss, full of purring drones and high notes that shimmer and fade. Like a desert mirage, these structures hover forever at the horizon, an oasis from the din surrounding it.


FACT Magazine: #10 best album of the 80s! Steve Roach’s Structures from Silence remains one of the most important ambient albums ever crafted… its enduring influence has been unmistakably visible in the three decades since its release. It has never been more relevant.


John Diliberto, Echoes Radio: Structures from Silence is like riding the perfect wave in slow motion… as if sculpting liquid, Roach carefully shapes his sounds into a stately crescendo for an eternal dawn.


Yoga Journal Magazine: Top ten all time releases for Yoga.


ARTIST BIO:


As a pioneering cornerstone of ambient-atmospheric-electronic music, internationally-renowned artist Steve Roach has dedicated his life to exploring myriad soundworlds that express a timeless source of inspiration. Capturing peak moments as they occur in his Timeroom studio, he creates a sonic experience that breathes emotion and vital life energy connecting an ever-expanding global audience. Drawing from his 44 years of dedication to the evolution of electronic music, concerts worldwide and a lifelong passion for the hardware instrument-based way of working, Roach places the listener in the center of his sanctuary of desire. He brings us to a summit drawn from his life in the soundcurrent: a timeless ephemeral and empowered space that soothes, inspires and enlightens.

 

John Diliberto, Echoes Radio: Forty years after Structures' release, the intervening decades have only proved that it’s as serenely timeless as we thought it was the first time around, still sounding like slow motion surfing on the perfect wave to infinity.

 

Steve Roach: Structures from Silence (40th Anniversary Remaster)

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